13–15 January 2020
Dhahran EXPO
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Saudi Aramco

Submission Guidelines

Oral Presentations/ePoster Presentations for the Conference will be selected from abstracts submitted to the Conference Programme Committee. The Programme Committee will consider all abstracts submitted by the deadline of 31 March 2019. Early submission is particularly important to ensure that the committee members has ample time to review the abstracts.


A proper review of your abstract requires that it contain adequate information on which to make a judgement. Written in English and containing a maximum of 450 words, abstracts should be summarised into four (4) specific paragraphs:

    Please list the objective and/or scope of the proposed paper. (25-75 words)
    Briefly explain your overall approach, including your methods, procedures and process. (75-100 words)
    Please describe the results, observations and conclusions of the proposed paper. (100-200 words)
    Please explain how this paper will present novel (new) or additive information to the existing body of literature that can be of benefit to and/or add to the state of knowledge in the petroleum industry. (25-75 words)

Do not include title or author names in the body of the abstract. Title and author information will be requested separately through the submission system.


Please refer to the list of technical categories to indicate the category that best describes your abstract. A primary choice is required; however, a secondary choice is optional.

Abstracts are evaluated on the basis of the information supplied on the abstract form in accordance with the following criteria:

  1. The proposed paper or ePoster must contribute to petroleum technology or be of immediate interest to the oil and gas industry, and should contain significant new knowledge or experience in the oil and gas industry.
  2. Data in the abstract must be technically correct.
  3. The proposed paper or poster may present information about equipment and tools to be used in exploration and production. Such abstracts must show the definite applications and limitations of such equipment and should avoid undue commercialism and extensive use of trade names.
  4. The substance of the proposed paper or poster must not have been published previously in trade journals or in other professional or technical journals.
  5. Prior to abstract submission, clearance must be obtained. Any problems concerning clearance should be outlined when the abstract is submitted.

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